Editorials

New city policy on awarding bids will have unintended consequences

A new city administration policy was announced at a special city council meeting on Tuesday. And it’s one that we think seriously needs to be revisited. The meeting…

Evidence appears compelling that boardmember is not qualified

Last week the Hamtramck School Board heard evidence regarding the residency status of Boardmember Mohammad Huda. Private investigator David Adamczyk, who provided his services at no charge, offered…

News

Wherever you go, there are work crews in the neighborhoods

Wherever you go, there are work crews in the neighborhoods

By Charles Sercombe You could say this summer was a perfect storm of public repairs.…

On the campaign trail

By Charles Sercombe The city council primary election is just a little over two weeks…

Residency question lingers

Residency question lingers

  By Charles Sercombe School Boardmember Mohammad Huda is not alone in being questioned about…

Pothole repairs take a long and bumpy road this year

Pothole repairs take a long and bumpy road this year

    By Charles Sercombe If you’ve been wondering if the city is fixing the…

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Business

Developer finds out what happens when you don’t play by the rules

Developer finds out what happens when you don’t play by the rules

  By Charles Sercombe Let this be a cautionary tale for would-be developers. Last fall Noaman Nagi wanted to create a parking lot next-door to his building at…

In business and development, it’s a family affair

In business and development, it’s a family affair

    By Charles Sercombe Last time we checked in with brothers Nick and Mario Lulgjuraj, they were building a new shopping strip at Caniff and Gallagher. It…

Work on Belmont building will be coming up soon

Work on Belmont building will be coming up soon

  By Charles Sercombe It’s been over six months since a development firm purchased Hamtramck’s tallest commercial building. And so far, at least from the outside, there has…

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Veterans Day in Hamtramck

Veterans Day in Hamtramck

By Charles Sercombe Veterans Day was observed once again at PLAV Post 10 here in Hamtramck. Here are scenes from this…

News

Evidence laid out on school boardmember’s residency status

Evidence laid out on school boardmember’s residency status

    By Charles Sercombe Last April the Hamtramck School Board agreed to investigate whether fellow Boardmember Mohammad Huda is really a resident of the city. The…

Features

Hamtown’s Movers and Shakers …Greg Kowalski

Hamtown’s Movers and Shakers …Greg Kowalski

    By Charles Sercombe Just when you think every aspect of Hamtramck has been written about, there’s yet another book out on this very special city.…

Editorials

School millage renewal is in the best interest of everyone

A number of absentee ballots have gone out in recent weeks. There are two things for voters to decide on: narrowing down the field of candidates running…

Sports

For the first time in years, HHS baseball team come home champs

For the first time in years, HHS baseball team come home champs

By Alan Madeleine Last week, Hamtramck High’s boys’ varsity baseball team won their first district championship since … well, since anybody can seem to remember. And the…